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  • Scout helps cleans up historic building

    By Chris JohnsonReporterA Boy Scout is doing his part to help preserve history.Tanner Clayton, 12, i ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Oregon woman charged with fraud

    An Oregon woman remains in the Ogle County Jail on charges that last month she misappropriated the property of a financial institution and defrauded t ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • One hurt in rollover on Chana Road

    A Rochelle woman was injured Monday when the sports utility vehicle she was driving overturned on Chana Road approximately 10 miles southeast of Orego ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Man held on $1M bond for charges

    By Vinde WellsEditorA Rockford man is being held in the Ogle County Jail in lieu of a $1 million bon ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Ground broken for new Habitat home in Mt. Morris

    By Earleen HintonGeneral ManagerEight-year-old Maya Sotelo didn’t mind that she needed a little bit ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Village board raises sewer fees

    By Vinde WellsEditorSewer bills will be going up as of Friday for Mt. Morris residents.The village b ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • LFR may change 2016 festival date

    By Vinde WellsEditorSecuring a carnival may mean changing the traditional dates of Mt. Morris’ annua ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Black Hawk placed on Most Endangered list

    By Vinde WellsEditorThe Black Hawk Statue has been named to the state’s list of Most Endangered Hist ...
    April 30, 2015 - 12:45 pm
  • New Oregon mayor, council sworn in

    By Chris Johnson Reporter Officials got right to business as soon as the new Oregon City Council was ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Chief retires after 38 years on fire dept.

    By Vinde WellsEditorBeing able to help his neighbors was one of the reasons Oregon Fire Chief Don He ...
    April 30, 2015 - 12:46 pm
  • County officials praise tornado response

    By Vinde WellsEditorOgle County officials voiced their approval last week of how relief and recovery ...
    April 30, 2015 - 12:40 pm
  • Students reunite grandfather's mitt with sheriff

    By Vinde Wells Editor Students volunteering to clean up debris last week from the recent EF4 tornado ...
    April 22, 2015 - 3:32 pm
  • Swimsuit rules spark debate in Polo

    By Vinde WellsEditorAttire for lifeguards at the Polo City Pool sparked a lively discussion at Monda ...
    April 22, 2015 - 3:29 pm
  • Stillman Valley man accused of taking donated items

    A Stillman Valley man was charged Monday with looting after police found goods in his possession that were intended for victims of the tornado at Fair ...
    April 22, 2015 - 3:26 pm
  • Pink firetrucks surprise Oregon woman

    By Vinde WellsEditorWith sirens blaring and lights flashing, two hot pink firetrucks blazed down Jac ...
    April 22, 2015 - 3:25 pm
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